Events archive

Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Karl Sharro (architect, satirist and Middle East commentator)
16 November 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Joint event with the Oxford Arab Society. Copies of the book will be available on sale for £5 (cash only!). About the seminar: The Middle East is the mysterious land of veils, minarets and... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Professor Ali Mirsepassi (Albert Gallatin Research Excellence Professor of Middle Eastern and Islamic Studies, New York University)
9 November 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Transnationalism in Iranian Political Thought - The Life and Times of Ahmad Fardid During the Iranian Revolution of 1978/9, the influence of public intellectuals was widespread. Many espoused a... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Harith Hasan (Central European University), Hayder al-Khoei (University of Exeter), Renad Mansour (Chatham House)
2 November 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Image credit: REUTERS/Thaier al-Sudani About the speakers: Harith Hasan is a nonresident senior fellow at the Carnegie Middle East Center, where his research focuses on Iraq, sectarianism, identity... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Dr Seth Anziska (Mohamed S. Farsi-Polonsky Lecturer in Jewish-Muslim Relations, University College London)
26 October 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the book: Based on newly declassified international sources, Preventing Palestine charts the emergence of the Middle East peace process, including the establishment of a separate track to deal... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
James Barr (King's College London)
19 October 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Abstract: Thanks to the now-infamous 1953 conspiracy to oust Iran’s prime minister, Mohammed Mosaddeq, the prevailing wisdom is that Britain and America colluded in the Middle East. In his talk James... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Sir Vincent Fean KCVO
9 March 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Born in Burnley 65 years ago, Sir Vincent studied French and German at Sheffield, then joined the Diplomatic Service. He learned some Arabic, and divided his time between Europe... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Alexandre Toumarkine (INALCO, Paris), Ceren Lord (Sasakawa Fellow, Oxford), Katja Triplett (University of Göttingen and Visiting Scholar at the Oriental Institute)
2 March 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speakers: Ceren Lord is a Post-Doctoral Research Officer in Middle East Studies at the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies at the University of Oxford. She completed her PhD in May... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Richard Guy (Consultant Surgeon, Oxford University Hospitals), Omar Abdel-Mannan (Paediatrician), Debbie Harrington (Consultant Obstetrician)
23 February 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Richard Guy (Consultant Surgeon):"Teaching Medicine in Gaza: the Oxford Companionship" Omar Abdel-Mannan (Paediatrician):"Healthcare Under Siege" Debbie Harrington (Consultant Obstetrician):"... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Anne Sa’adah (Dartmouth College)
16 February 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Anne Sa'adah holds an A.B. in Social Studies and a Ph.D. in Political Science from Harvard University and is the Joel Parker Professor of Law and Political Science Emerita at... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Karl Sabbagh (the Director), Avi Shlaim (St Antony’s)
9 February 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
Film screening followed by discussion with the Director Karl Sabbagh is a British-Palestinian writer and documentary maker. He was educated at King's College, Cambridge, and then joined the BBC as a... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
François Burgat (Aix Marseille University)
2 February 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
François Burgat is a senior researcher (DR1) in political science at the CNRS based at the IREMAM in Aix-en-Provence. He was between May 2008 and April 2013 director of the Institut français du... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Max Weiss (Princeton)
26 January 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speaker: Max Weiss is Associate Professor of History and Near Eastern Studies at Princeton University. He is the author of In the Shadow of Sectarianism: Law, Shi`ism, and the Making of... Read more
Middle East Centre Friday Seminar Series
Madawi al-Rasheed (LSE) , Courtney Freer (LSE)
19 January 2018 - 5:00pm
Investcorp Auditorium, Middle East Centre, St Antony's College
About the speakers: Dr Courtney Freer is a Research Officer at the Kuwait Programme at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE). Her work focuses on the domestic politics of the... Read more